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When starting it says windows is preparing to hibernate, can't do a recovery..

When I turn on the computer, it says windows is preparing to hibernate, then it goes to the log-on screen showing programs running for the two different users. I have tried to do the recovery using my discs that came with the computer, but it will not work. Any suggestions? I took it to Circuit City and they said that my windows had crashed. I paid for them to install a new windows program, but they couldn't get it to work and didn't know what was wrong with it.
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    The moment windows starts up the whole PC goes into hibernation.

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Just a suggestion... try booting the machine into safe mode (to avoid hibernation). Then, once in safe mode, disable hibernation. Restart computer, and it should restart normally. Then, if you want to re-enable it, go for it. Otherwise, don't worry about it ;)

Let me know if this helps, and be sure to rate those who offer help :)

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